Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)

WER 2005 Index

  • 16 December 2005, vol. 80, 51/52 (pp 433–440)
    Outbreak news
    – Avian influenza, China – update
    – Avian influenza, Thailand – update
    – Yellow fever, Côte d’Ivoire – update
    Index, Volume 80, 2005, Nos. 1–52
    Index of countries/areas
    Notifications of diseases subject to the Regulations
    Influenza
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 9 December 2005, vol. 80, 49/50 (pp 425–432)
    Outbreak news
    – Avian influenza, China – update
    – Avian influenza, Indonesia – update
    Progress towards wild poliovirus containment in Russian Federation
    Ten things you need to know about pandemic influenza
    Health conditions for travellers to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj)
    International Health Regulations
  • 2 December 2005, vol. 80, 48 (pp 417–424)
    Outbreak news
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam – update
    – Yellow fever, Mali – update
    – Yellow fever, Sudan
    Global status of mumps immunization and surveillance
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 25 November 2005, vol. 80, 47 (pp 409–416)
    Outbreak news
    – Avian influenza, China
    – Avian influenza, Indonesia – update
    – Avian influenza, Thailand
    – Yellow fever, Mali – update
    Conclusions and recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Poliomyelitis Eradication, Geneva, 11–12 October 2005
    International Health Regulations
  • 18 November 2005, vol. 80, 46 (pp 401–408)
    Sixth meeting of the Technical Advisory Group on the Global Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis, Geneva, Switzerland, 20–23 September 2005
    International Health Regulations
  • 11 November 2005, vol. 80, 45 (pp 389-400)
    Outbreak news:
    – Yellow fever, Mali
    Sixth meeting of the Steering Committee on Immunization Safety
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2004–2005
    Influenza
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 4 November 2005, vol. 80, 44 (pp 377–388)
    Avian influenza: frequently asked questions
    Global measles and rubella laboratory network – update
    International Health Regulations
  • 28 October 2005, vol. 80, 43 (pp 369–376)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Indonesia
    – Avian influenza, Thailand
    – Yellow fever, Senegal
    Outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Yambio, south Sudan, April – June 2004
    Influenza
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 21 October 2005, vol. 80, 42 (pp 361–368)
    Global status of immunization safety: report based on the WHO/UNICEF Joint Reporting Form, 2004 update
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 14 October 2005, vol. 80, 41 (pp 353–360)
    Summary of influenza activity, September 2004 – August 2005
    Eleventh informal consultation of the global polio laboratory network, 30 August– 1 September 2005
    International Health Regulations
  • 7 October 2005, vol. 80, 40 (pp 341-352)
    Outbreak news
    – Avian influenza, Indonesia – update
    – Poliomyelitis, Indonesia – update
    Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2006 influenza season
    New genotype of measles virus and update on global distribution of measles genotypes
    Immunization maintains strong progress achieved in past quarter century
    International Health Regulations
  • 30 September 2005, vol. 80, 39 (pp 333–340)
    Outbreak news
    – Cholera, West Africa – update
    – Yellow fever, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire
    Laboratory surveillance for wild and vaccine-derived polioviruses, January 2004– June 2005
    Ports designated in application of the International Health Regulations
    International Health Regulations
  • 23 September 2005, vol. 80, 38 (pp 321–332)
    Outbreak news
    Nationwide distribution of insecticide-treated bednets during a child immunization campaign, Togo, West Africa, December 2004
    Advisory committee on polio eradication – standing recommendations for responding to circulating polioviruses in polio-free areas
    Emergency measures against malaria in Niger
    Corrigendum
    International Health Regulations
  • 16 September 2005, vol. 80, 37 (pp 313-320)
    Enhanced surveillance of epidemic meningococcal meningitis in Africa: a three-year experience
  • 9 September 2005, vol. 80, 36 (pp 205–312)
    Outbreak news:
    – Yellow fever, Guinea
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Nigeria, January 2004–July 2005
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 2 September 2005, vol. 80, 35 (pp 297–304)
    Outbreak News:
    – Cholera, West Africa
    – Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola – update
    – Poliomyelitis, Angola – update
    – Poliomyelitis, Indonesia – update
    WHO consultation on human papillomavirus vaccines
    WHO statement on hormonal contraception and bone health
  • 26 August 2005, vol. 80, 34 (pp 289-296)
    Global leprosy situation, 2005
    Influenza surveillance and control
    International Health Regulations
  • 19 August 2005, vol. 80, 33 (pp 277-288)
    Outbreak news
    – H5N1 avian influenza: first steps towards development of a human vaccine
    Influenza vaccines
    Polio: mandatory immunization for travellers arriving in Saudi Arabia under 15 years of age
    International Health Regulations
  • 12 August 2005, vol. 80, 32 (pp 269–276)
    Outbreak news:
    – Streptococcus suis in pigs, China
    Evaluation of the dracunculiasis surveillance system in 4 districts in Ghana
    International Health Regulations
  • 5 August 2005, vol. 80. 31 (pp 261–268)
    Cholera, 2004
  • 29 July 2005, vol. 80, 30 (pp 257-260)
    Onchocerciasis (river blindness)
    International Health Regulations
  • 22 July 2005, vol. 80, 29 (pp 249-256)
    Outbreak news:
    – Cholera, Senegal–update
    – Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola – update
    The yellow fever situation in Africa and South America in 2004
    International Health Regulations
  • 15 July 2005, vol. 80, 28 (pp 241–248)
    Outbreak news:
    – Cholera, Senegal – update
    – Poliomyelitis, Indonesia – update
    Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, 9–10 June 2005
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases – update
    Ports designated in application of the
    International health regulations
  • 8 July 2005, vol. 80, 27 (pp 233–240)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam – update
    – Poliomyelitis, Angola
    – Poliomyelitis, Indonesia – update
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in India, January 2004 to May 2005
    Influenza
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 1 July 2005, vol. 80, 26 (pp 225-232)
    Contents
    Assessment of neonatal tetanus mortality in Badakshan, Kandahar and Kunduz provinces, Afghanistan, 2004
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 24 June 2005, vol. 80, 25 (pp 221-224)
    Index, Volume 80, 2005:
    Subject index
    Index of countries/areas
    Notifications of diseases subject to the Regulations
    Addendum
    Corrigendum
    International Health Regulations
  • 17 June 2005, vol. 80, 24 (pp 213–220)
    Progress in measles control: Zambia, 1999–2004
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2004–2005
  • 10 June 2005, vol. 80, 23 (pp 201–212)
    Outbreak news:
    – Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola – update
    – Poliomyelitis, Indonesia
    Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis
    International Health Regulations
  • 3 June 2005, vol. 80, 22 (pp 193-200)
    Outbreak news:
    – Cholera, Senegal – update
    – Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola – update
    – Poliomyelitis, Yemen – update
    International Decade for Action Water for Life, 2005–2015
    International Health Regulations
  • 27 May 2005, vol. 80, 21 (pp 181–192)
    Travel by air: health considerations
    Influenza
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases – update
    International Health Regulations
  • 20 May 2005, vol. 80, 20 (pp 177–180)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Cambodia – update
    – Cholera, Senegal – update
    – Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola – update
    – Meningococcal disease,India
    Influenza
    Corrigendum
    Ports designated in application of the International Health Regulations
    International Health Regulations
  • 13 May 2005, vol. 80, 19 (pp 165-176)
    Dracunculiasis eradication – Global surveillance summary, 2004
    International Health Regulations
  • 6 May 2005, vol. 80, 18 (pp 157-164)
    Outbreak news:
    – Poliomyelitis outbreak spreads across Yemen; case confirmed in Indonesia
    – Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola – update
    Epidemic-prone disease surveillance and response after the tsunami in Aceh Province, Indonesia
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • Subject index 2005
  • 29 April 2005, vol. 80, 17 (pp 149-156)
    Outbreak news:
    – Cholera, Senegal – update
    Progress towards interruption of wild poliovirus transmission, January 2004 to March 2005
    Use of influenza antivirals during 2003–2004 and monitoring of neuraminidase inhibitor resistance
    International Health Regulations
  • 22 April 2005, vol. 80, 16 (pp 141-148)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam – update
    – Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola – update
    Global status of immunization safety: a report based on the WHO/UNICEF Joint Reporting Form, 2003 update
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 15 April 2005, vol. 80, 15 (pp 133-140)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Cambodia – update
    – Cholera, Senegal – update
    – Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola – update
    Marburg haemorrhagic fever – fact sheet
    Plague
    Addendum to the recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2005– 2006 influenza season
    International Health Regulations
  • 8 April 2005, vol. 80, 14 (pp 125–132)
    Outbreak news:
    – Cholera, Senegal – update
    – Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Angola – update
    Standardization of the nomenclature for genetic characteristics of wild-type rubella viruses
    International Health Regulations
  • 1 April 2005, vol. 80, 13 (pp 113-124)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza – Viet Nam and Cambodia – update
    – Cholera, Senegal
    – Marburg virus disease, Angola
    – Meningococcal disease, Chad – update
    – Meningococcal disease, Sudan
    Global leprosy situation, 2004
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 25 March 2005, vol. 80, 12 (pp 101-112)
    Outbreak news:
    – Acute fever and rashsyndrome, Nigeria
    – Suspected acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome, Angola
    – Suspected myocarditis, Sri Lanka
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Afghanistan and Pakistan, January 2004 to February 2005
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2003–2004
    Influenza
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 18 March 2005, vol. 80, 11 (pp 93-100)
    Note to travellers
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam – update
    Shigellosis: disease burden, epidemiology and case management
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 11 March 2005, vol. 80, 10 (pp 85-92)
    Outbreak news:
    – Dengue haemorrhagic fever, Timor-Leste – update
    – Plague, Democratic Republic of the Congo – update
    Update on Lassa fever in West Africa
    Retrospective rubella review, Maldives
    International Health Regulations
  • 4 March 2005, vol. 80, 9 (pp 77–84)
    Outbreak news:
    – Plague, Democratic Republic of the Congo – update
    Progress in reducing global measles deaths: 1999–2003
    Influenza in the world
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 25 February 2005, vol. 80, 8 (pp 65-76)
    Outbreak news:
    – Plague, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Progress towards elimination of measles and prevention of congenital rubella infection in the WHO European Region, 1990–2004
    Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2005–2006 influenza season
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 18 February 2005, vol. 80, 7 (pp 61-64)
    Outbreak news:
    – Dengue haemorrhagic fever, Timor-Leste
    – Meningococcal disease, Sudan
    A new form of human trypanosomiasis in India
    Constant evolution of the online rabies information system, Rabnet
    International Health Regulations
  • 11 February 2005, vol. 80, 6 (pp 49-60)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam and Cambodia – update
    – Dengue haemorrhagic fever, Timor-Leste
    Progress in the control of yellow fever in Africa
    Rapid health response, assessment and surveillance after a tsunami, Thailand, 2004–2005
    International Health Regulations
  • 4 February 2005, vol. 80, 5 (pp 41-48)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam – update
    – Meningococcal disease, Chad – update
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication – Poliomyelitis outbreak in Sudan, 2004
    Dracunculiasis eradication status, 2004
    International Health Regulations
  • 28 January 2005, vol. 80, 4 (pp 29-40)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam – update
    – Meningococcal disease, Chad – update
    – Typhoid fever, Democratic Republic of the Congo – update
    Pertussis vaccines – WHO position paper
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 21 January 2005, vol. 80, 3 (pp 21–28)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam
    Flooding and communicable diseases fact sheet
    International Health Regulations
  • 14 January 2005, vol. 80, 2 (pp 9-20)
    Outbreak news:
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam – update
    – Meningococcal disease, Chad
    – Meningococcemia-like illness, Philippines
    – Yellow Fever, Guinea
    – Yellow fever, Mali
    Recommendations from the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts to the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 7 January 2005, vol. 80, 1 (pp 1-8)
    Outbreak News:
    – Avian influenza, Viet Nam
    – Typhoid fever, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Poliomyelitis outbreak escalates in the Sudan
    Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, 2–3 December 2004
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations


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